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tisane

(tĭ-zăn′, -zän′)
n.
An herbal infusion or similar preparation drunk as a beverage or for its mildly medicinal effect.
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According to Marie Judy Abrina, marketing manager of Sekaya, if the leaves are not from the evergreen shrub species Camellia sinensis, which produce teas like chamomile, jasmine and the like, it is not tea but tisane (herbal tea).
Finally, brewing temperature and steeping time." He adds that water temperature and steeping time depends on the type of tea and tisane.
They're all quite common plants, but can be turned into tea,'' says Liversidge, author of the forthcoming book ''Homegrown Tea: An Illustrated Guide to Planting, Harvesting and Blending Teas and Tisanes'' (St.
He drinks tisanes (herbal teas) rather than traditional leaf tea, which he refers to as "the English poison".
There's a huge selection of teas and tisanes from all over the world, supplied by Caffi Cristobal, which is based in Cwm Penmachno, and the coffee is supplied by Meg's other son, Gareth, who has a coffee roasting business in Keswick.
Avant d'y aller, ils sirotent des tisanes au gingembre dans les cafes.
Herbal teas or tisanes are generally consumed for their medicinal or curative properties (like sedative, stimulant or calming properties).
Similarly, tisanes (infusions of flowers, herbs, spices, or twigs) can also augment a healthy lifestyle.
Reduire la prise de cafeine et de theine, eviter les sodas (Coca -- Pepsi...) privilegier des tisanes, des jus de fruits ou de legumes qui sont une excellente alternative.
They cover the origins of tea, coffee, and cocoa as beverages; purine alkaloids: caffeine and related compounds; phytochemicals in teas and tisanes and their bioavailability; teas, tisanes, and health; phytochemical in coffee and the bioavailability of chlorogenic acids; coffee and health; phytochemicals in cocoa and flavan-3-ol bioavailability; and cocoa and health.
These herbs are commonly used as tisanes and decoctions throughout Europe and the Middle East.
Gourmet brand, The London Tea Company has Christmas all wrapped up with an enticing selection of unusual speciality teas and tisanes.